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Airfares from $142 One Way, $313 Round Trip from San Francisco to Champaign

Prices starting at $313 for return flights and $142 for one-way flights to Champaign were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

University of Illinois Willard Airport

Save on flights to Champaign, Illinois with Orbitz.com. If you are flying into Champaign, you will land at University of Illinois Willard Airport, which uses the international designator CMI. Owned and operated by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this airport serves American Eagle airlines with daily flights from Chicago and Dallas/Ft. Worth. The airport is located on Airport Road, Savoy, six miles south of Champaign.

Transportation into Town

The local MTD Airport Bus provides travelers with a quick and convenient way to get into town. As an alternative, taxis are available to take you anywhere you want to go in the Champaign area. If you prefer to rent a car, Avis, Budget, Hertz, and National rental car companies all have facilities in the airport terminal. You may be able to book a car rental through Orbitz.com at the same time you book your flight.

Weather in Champaign, Illinois

Champaign experiences hot summer temperatures, with average highs in the mid 80s and lows in the 60s. Winter temperatures hover around the freezing point, with highs in the 30s and lows in the high teens and low 20s. The transition seasons of spring and fall are typically pleasant, and visitors on a budget may be able to find deals during the spring and autumn months. The highest rainfall generally occurs in May.

Champaign Attraction Information

History buffs may enjoy visiting the Early American Museum, while nature lovers should make time to see the Mabery Gelvin Botanical Gardens. Kid-friendly attractions include the Orpheum Children's Science Museum and Prairie Farm, where little visitors can feed farm animals. Whatever type of vacation you are looking for, Orbitz.com has you covered with cheap flights to Champaign and beyond.

Flights from San Francisco to Champaign - Frequently Asked Questions

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Champaign?

The shortest flight from San Jose Intl. Airport to CMI is 5 hours and 37 minutes. Slip a few things into your hand luggage to keep you entertained, like an interesting read or a portable board game.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Champaign?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Champaign have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Champaign with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Champaign without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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